Cwmbwrla is a residential suburb falling within the Cwmbwrla ward of The City & County of Swansea. Located about 1 mile (1.5 km) north of Swansea city centre. It is predominantly a residential area with just a few local convenience stores. The terrain here is mainly undulating and is set high above sea level. The community does not have a community council.The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following settlements: Brondeg, Brynhyfryd, Cwmbwrla, Cwmdu, Gendros and Manselton, in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea East.

Swansea East General Elections:Carolyn Harris Labour

The ward is bounded by the wards of Cockett to the west; Castle and Townhill to the south; Landore to the east; and Penderry and Mynydd-Bach to the north. For the purposes of local elections, Cwmbwrla is broken down into the following polling districts: Manselton South, Cwmdu, Manselton North and Brynhyfryd. The ward returns  3 councillors to thecounty & City of Swansea council.

Local Council Elections:Peter Black LibDems. Chris Holley LibDems . Graham Thomas LibDems

Swansea East is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales. It elects one Assembly Member by the first past the post method of election.

Swansea East Assembly Elections:Mike Hedges Labour

Also, however, it is one of seven constituencies in the South Wales West electoral region, which elects four additional members, in addition to seven constituency members, to produce a degree of proportional representation for the region as a whole.

South Wales West:Aberavon · Bridgend · Gower · Neath · Ogmore · Swansea East ·Swansea West

  South Wales West: Assembly Elections:Caroline Jones UKIP

 Amenities

A day centre for mental health services Cwmbwrla Park, situated north of Swansea city centre is a great spot for stretching your legs and walking the dog. With several large field spaces, a children's play area and other activity pitches this park can keep the whole family entertained. Facilities• Multi use games area,• Children's play area, Adventure trail Directions:Heading out of the City along Carmarthen Road, take 3rd exit at Cwmbwrla Roundabout onto Pentregethin Road. Take 4th left onto Maesglas Road.  Park is on left. Morfa Stadium was an athletics stadium in the Landore area of Swansea Live at Morfa Stadium is a 1999 DVD released by Welsh Rock trio, Stereophonics. The DVD features live recordings from a concert at Morfa Stadium from July 31, 1999.. It has now been demolished it was home to Swansea Harriers Athletics Club.  Morfa Stdium staged Welsh and British athletics championships as well as many pop concerts and other entertainment The land is occupied by the Morfa Retail Park & The Liberty Stadium,  now home to Swansea City's Premier League football Club & Ospreys Regional rugby teams.  Opened in 2005

The completed Liberty Stadium has a capacity of 20,000 .It will also continue to host large scale music and entertainment events.  The design of the stadium was very important as it has not only had to cater for two different kind of sports, but needs to be suitable for many other uses.Work began on the building at the start of 2004 and was successfully completed in time for the start of the 2005-06 football and rugby seasons.  The opening game took place in the stadium between Swansea City and Fulham on 23/7/2005.

Born in the area:John Charles.CBE,Footballer. Margaret John’s Actress. Benjamin Beynon Rugby/Football

William John Charles, CBE (27 /12/1931-21/2/2004),Was a Welsh international footballer best remembered for spells with Leeds United and Juventus. Rated by many as the greatest all-round footballer ever to come from Wales,He was equally adept at centre-forward or centre-back. He has since been included in the Football League 100 Legends and was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame. Standing at 6 ft 2”. He was never cautioned or sent off during his entire career, due to his philosophy of never kicking or intentionally hurting opposing players.

Benjamin "Ben" Beynon (14 /3/1894-21/5/1969) Was a Welsh international rugby union fly-half, who played club rugby for Swansea and would later play professional rugby league for Oldham RLFC. Beynon also an association football player for Swansea Town.

Margaret John (14/12/1926-2/2/2011) Was a Welsh BAFTA award-winning actress Best known for her role as Doris in Gavin & Stacey. Described by actress Ruth Jones as "an absolute national treasure"  

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